Hutchinson News, October 16, 1997

Hutchinson News

October 16, 1997

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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - October 16, 1997, Hutchinson, Kansas The Hutchinson News October 16,1997, 24 Year 126, No. 105 Turon ouster petition filed By Tho News stuff An ouster request against two Turon City Council members was filed with the Reno County Attorney's according to County Attorney Tim They came in and said they have and they wanted someone to look at Chambers said told them I'd have someone That Chambers will be Kansas Bureau of Investigation agent Jeff who already has been contacted by The ouster attempt is against council members Virginia Ishmael and Barbara Both women were asked by a group of petitioners to resign during Monday night's but both The led by Turon resident Lisa allege the two women are racially prejudiced and are not representing the city's best Both woman allegedly made derogatory remarks against Hispanics during an August special meeting of the council when the board was considering hiring a new pool Under state there are three grounds for ouster from public including willful misconduct in willful neglect of duty and violating a law moral Chambers in fact they violated the Kansas civil rights I certainly think that would be for Chambers Asked how long the investigation might Chambers said don't control that Seniors convene mock legislature at State Capitol The Press TOPEKA - A mock legislature for senior citizens convened Wednesday for three days of meetings at the its agenda full of suggestions for state It was the 15th year the Silver Haired Legislature has met. Its 125 members took seats in the House of Representatives for a brief then had committee A top issue for the senior legislators is whether the state should exempt groceries from its 4,9-percent sales They also plan to debate making divorce lawB more restrictive and giving grandparents child visitation even if a child's parents The 125 mock legislators plan to vote Friday on their People can seek a seat in the Silver Haired Legislature once they turn 60. They file with one of 11 regional area agencies on The agencies run elections if seats are Photos by Sandra Walts Hutchinson News Wes Hutchinson News has his microphone adjusted by crew chief Peter F. Ford as Johnson prepares for his flight in a U.S. Navy Blue Angel Hornet fighter plane Wednesday in The Hornet fighter performs a banked turn that pulled nearly 6-G's before coming in to Wing and a prayer Reporter receives view of Navy's flying team U.S. Navy Lt. Doug Verissimo gave me ample 3-2-1!" I gritted my teeth and squeezed my leg and stomach muscles as hard as I But nothing prepared me for crush of gravity as Verissimo launched the Blue Angels attack fighter jet into a full afterburner vertical Within two the G forces hit 5.5 times normal I now weighed 950 pounds as I rocketed Gasping and I tried to force Schedule Mid-America Air Show October 18-19 U.S. Navy Blue Angete U.S. Army Knights Marine Demo Mark Air shows Helicopter & airplane rides Tandem parachuting admission for both days Gates open 8 am blood back into my I could feel the folds of my shirt and flight suit pressing into my What a Six seconds Verissimo leveled off at 16,000 My heart My legs quivered from adrenaline 1 couldn't believe I was one of three lucky media members given the chance to take a demonstration flight with the U.S. Navy Blue For a Navy brat whose dad was a career pilot for 26 it was the ride of a The proof was right out the jet's Lexan With smoky field fires burning below and crisp blue skies Verissimo inquired how I liked the I seem to recall failing to mention the plastic barf bag 1 had held from the minute he started the takeoff My fellow media Larry Howell of and photographer Leonel Mendez with KSN had already Both unashamedly admitted they tossed their I was determined not to enjoy my French toast breakfast twice in one Verissimo explained every maneuver See Page 2A Inside The Blue Angels held their first demonstration in June 1946, flying World War II veteran Hellcat a far cry from today's state-of-the-art F/A Hornet attack Liberal High School graduate is a front man for Blue Angels Blue Angels will headline weekend's Liberal air show By Wee Johnson The News be an air show kickoff Liberal football fans won't soon At 7:15 p.m. a member of the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team will descend from the sky and deliver game ball to the 6-0 Liberal High School Redskins football The homecoming game against Wichita Campus 3-3, follows at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be the star attraction at one of the Liberal air shows in recent according to Ronda air show weather forecast is for clear and sunny Maxwell be a great weekend for people to come out and see these guys The Mid-America Air Show is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and but the flying portion of the show is from 12:30 to 5 p.m. The admission is good for both and kids under 12 get in for thanks to the sponsorship of three local pork producers - Seaboard Hog Slat Inc. and DeKalb Swine have been kind of controversial out Maxwell they're doing that for the Along with the Blue Angel the air show features a performance by two Air Force Strike a mass parachute jump by the Golden an aerial stunt show by Mark flying his Edge 540 aerobatic dozens of civilian aircraft on static display and the Miss America Mustang racer of The Blue support nicknamed also will do an extremely short takeoff using eight rocket engines strapped to its had an Stealth fighter fly-by but it See Page 2A Hutchinson area weather Regional forecast sunny and mM. High 65 lo 70 wind 10 t 5 dear scattered Low 30 to 35. South partly High 60 lo 65. Northeast wind 5 to Low near 40. mosty Low In tie tower 40s. Intercepted letter f II 1 VA 1A ISA 7B-1QB controversial on tape The Pnm WASHINGTON - With the veil lifted on nearly 100 hours of his fund-raising President Clinton was shown Wednesday fraternizing with controversial Democratic donors and candidly acknowledging he benefited from ads that weren't supposed to directly help his With the aura of a Washington movie Republican investigators huddled in their offices across the Capitol scouring the tapes for evidence of fund-raising wrongdoings while reporters got their own narrated showing at the White The long-sought which only recently turned show Clinton alongside Charlie John Pauline and other Democratic whose activities in the last election thrust their party into In one clip among the 158 events detailed on the Clinton is shown hailing Huang as t good In he reminisces with donors about his two- i decade friendship with an Arkansas 1 it will be 20 years since I had my first meal with Charlie Clinton said to a hotel room full of donors on 19,1996. the neither one of us could afford the ticket to this Just months the would be forced to return million in donations pf it raised by Huang or Trie - because of concerns the money came from foreign or other improper Trie left the country and Huang has cited his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in refusing to be interviewed by Associated Press Attorney not to dose my avenue of her campaign finance investigation without the FBI - an unprecedented But one clip immediately garnered attention - a May 21,1996, dinner for Democratic donors inside the White The tape shows Clinton telling the audience that of you have been very I thank you for lie follows with a veiled pitch for their continued Most of the footage released Wednesday involved fund-raising events at hotels and other traditional settings and shed little light on a central question being posed by Justice Department and congressional Was the White House illegally used to raise f ;